Venue Details

85 Star Starred
Northlight Theatre
at North Shore Center for the Performing Arts 9501 Skokie Boulevard Skokie, IL 60077
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5 events
1 review
1 stars
Easy drive to Maggianos CCF or CPK
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98 events
95 reviews
31 stars
Seats are really small. Think cheap-o airlines small.
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"Lost in Yonkers"
22 ratings
4.5 average rating
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80 events
73 reviews
15 stars
attended Jun 01 2014

Great play, some great acting. 4 starts because of some sub-par acting.

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31 events
15 reviews
8 stars
attended Jun 01 2014

Although this Neil Simon play has many hilarious lines, it is not a comedy. It is a deep, thoughtful and suspenseful play about family dynamics. (Talk about disfunctional families!) It is a first-class production with world-class acting from every...continued

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11 reviews
13 stars
attended Jun 01 2014

The play was extremely well done. Northlight productions are always superior. The seating was good, and as always, Goldstar makes attending a performance very easy.

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Quotes & Highlights

“Young director Devon de Mayo is making an auspicious Northlight debut with a beautifully cast and toned production, carefully focused on characters in pain but nonetheless funny throughout.” -Chicago Tribune (four stars)
“Devon de Mayo and her cast have created a gorgeous revival of “Lost in Yonkers,” Simon’s 1991 Pulitzer Prize-winning play. I bet few who make the effort will emerge from that theater unchanged by the experience in some profound way. Yes, Simon has written a traditionally structured play about a family in distress. But it is a great beauty of a work that, on the edge of a dime, masterfully turns from the tragic to the comic in human nature while capturing all the absurdity that lies in between. Simon also brilliantly limns characters from three generations whose lives leave an indelible imprint on each other, and on us.” -Chicago Sun-Times (highly recommended)